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Senior Institutional Research Information Officer

Application Procedure:

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a resume/curriculum vitae and a list of three professional references to your profile.

After submission of your application, return to the "My Activities" link and upload the required documents under the my Cover Letters and Attachments section . 

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications.  This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.  A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application.  For assistance with your application or attachments please call Human Resources at 330-972-7256.

Job Duties

Manage the institutional research efforts by developing, implementing, and supporting the database and reporting components to specific needs and requirements defined. Support the reporting needs and responsibilities associated with the HEI State reporting, IPEDS reporting, and various surveys subscribed to by the University. Contribute to Institutional Research's database development and analytics efforts including objects associated with the institution's data warehouse and business intelligence technology.Serve as access point for internal and external requests for University information and in the design and development of reoccurring and ad hoc queries, analytics, and reporting objects. Support the preparation of official University reports and surveys for State, Federal, and other external agencies and organizations.

Maintain working knowledge of critical systems and data sources. Keep current on emerging trends and directions. Serve on various University, institutional, and governance groups and bodies.

Develop sound data administration protocols related to respective Institutional Research reporting areas. Serve as the Institutional Research support person for database and analytics development efforts in conjunction with staff from Information Technology Services.

Job Qualifications

Requires a relevant Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of data-related higher education or related work experience. Use of statistical and database management software, strong communication skills, ability to work harmoniously and effectively with personnel at all levels required. High degree of organization, accuracy, and attention to detail required.

Institution Description

Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.


Application Due Date: 2019-06-12
Job Start Date: 2019-07-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Akron
State/Province/Region: OH
Institution: The University of Akron
Reports To: Director, Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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